PANO - Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Vietnam Office and Hanoi Industrial Vocational College will organize the closing ceremony for the LAN upgrade project on July 11th.
Total budget for the project is US$59,664, of which KOICA supported US$24,000, via volunteer Ji Tae Hwan rendering service at the college, to install the main line, to sheath the cable, and to replace the current copper cable by advanced technology optical cable network. This comprehensive upgrade will increase the speed of the local network at the college, enhance the data and information exchange amongst lecturers and students and promote the college’s computerization.
Moreover, KOICA is scheduled next week to finish the final procedures for completing the project on learning environment improvement at Korean Studies Department of Hong Bang University International in Ho Chi Minh City. This project is carried out by volunteer Kim Hyung Su to modernize the classroom, to improve the administrative-support environment and to computerize the library of the Korean Studies Department. KOICA grants US$25,000 to support the university to implement this project.
Within the first six months of 2012, KOICA has granted more than US$193,000 in total to help educational and health care institutions of Vietnam to improve its facilities through projects proposed and carried out by its young volunteers.